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Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Horror

Monarch Mountain Sex Assault Suspect Arrested

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 15-year-old male on Tuesday in connection with two recent sexual assault attempts on teenage girls at Monarch Mountain, according to the <i>Denver Post</i>.<p>Officials told the <i>Post</i> that they will file charges against the teenager, who has not been named. Charges …

The Coaching Project

In April 2013, after many years of trying, I completed the Arizona Trail 300, a self-supported mountain-bike race held on isolated singletrack in the Sonoran Desert. I rode hard and finished first of 52 starters in a record time of 51 hours 59 minutes. But I missed my goal of finishing in under two …

Microsoft set to launch original programming for Xbox One in early 2014

Microsoft hopes its first wave of original TV programming for Xbox One will be out in early 2014, the company's president of entertainment and digital, Nancy Tellem, tells <i>Variety</i><i>.</i> At the latest, Redmond is hoping to have its original content out by the second quarter. She admits the initiative has …

Graphic content: do Xbox One and PS4 games really look better?

The words "next generation" have always held a lot of promise — and a lot of hype — in the world of video games. Consoles like the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 that herald the arrival of a new generation are said to offer stunning graphics that unlock gaming experiences like never before. That’s an …

'This Isn't Toronto,' Says Sheriff After Arresting Florida Mayor On Drug Charge

Just when you thought you couldn't feel any worse about Rob Ford...<p>Police arrested Barry Layne Moore, the mayor of Hampton, Florida, on Monday for …

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Review

Whether it is a small tablet or an enormous phone, the Xperia Z Ultra is a truly unique beast. Sony has taken some of the best aspects of its most …

'Glass Guides' to educate new Explorers over Hangouts

In-person-pickups of Google Glass are no longer necessary, but Google still wants to make sure you understand the $1,500 device<p>The still-relatively …

Netflix Already Testing 4K Video Streaming

Not many of us have 4K devices yet. A 4K Ultra HD TV would pack about 33 million pixels, more than six times the resolution of even the MacBook Pro with Retina Display.<p>Yet 4K is coming, and when it drops, Netflix CEO Reed Hasting doesn’t want his service to be caught with its pants down, saying …

A loss for Apple: iOS veteran Henri Lamiraux steps down

Henri Lamiraux, Apple’s top Vice President of Engineering for the iOS iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, has left the company, according to a report from 9to5mac.com.<p>Lamiraux had worked at the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant for over 20 years, so his departure comes as a shock to the …

The Tale of John and Ann Bender and Their Quest for Paradise

The city of San José, Costa Rica, is a sprawling gray mess that doubles as the sex-tourism capital of Latin America.Thanks to legalized prostitution, parts of downtown look like Disneyland for horny, middle-aged Australians. The urban center is a mix of shopping malls, semi-rises, and fast-food …

Streaming video site Wuaki.tv partners with Panasonic, saying most of its viewing comes from smart TVs

Wuaki.tv, the streaming video service owned by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, has partnered with Panasonic to appear on the manufacturer’s 2012 …

It’s True: Using Apple’s Siri to Get a Date Actually Works

YouTuber Stuart Edge uses Siri to help him get a date. Some magical trickery is involved but the reactions are hilarious.<p>As crazy as this video may …

Sega Announces Four New Games Coming to iOS

SEGA of America Inc., the American arm of the renowned SEGA Corporation, announced today that it will expand its rich portfolio of games developed …

Top 10 apps from last week

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 app updates on Friday. On …

Electronic Arts Executive: "We're Working On A High-End Mobile Version Of Battlefield"

If you're a console or PC gamer (or you've watched primetime TV in the last two months), you know that EA's Battlefield shooter series is kind of a …

25 Best New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (10/8/13 - 10/21/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Loop: The Future Of Mobile Payments Or A Temporary Fix?

Loop is a new mobile payments startup making some fairly big claims. The company says it has invented a technology that lets you pay with your phone at nearly any point-of-sale across the U.S., without requiring merchants to upgrade their hardware. Nor do you have to own a particular device, like …

Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …